|Top of chimney is shaped for
water run off with
a drip lip.
The drip lip and the decorative band are finished with white portland
cement and white sand.
The rest is pebble dash.
|Old stucco is stripped off and re-done.
More details here
|Circa 1901 wood clapboard was covered with metal
lath and pebble dash stucco in the 1930's. The old wood siding was
still in good condition after all these years even
without the use of tar paper.
The metal lath had failed prematurely probably due to lack of galvanization or coating.
|A close up of the pebble dash finish.
|TOP: Stucco house wins award.
TOP RIGHT: A closer view of the stucco. The curve at the
bottom is called
a wash, done to deflect water away from the stone water table.
RIGHT: Tyvek torn off strategically leaving strips around edges and windows.
on this sidewalk. See how I did it..